The Toxotidae and the Onicophora are two vastly different groups of animals – archer or spinner fish and velvet worms – but they share a similar choice in prey and hunting style.

Deadly accurate, these squirting fish can take out anything that glows, without having to leave the water; meanwhile, lassoes of glue employed by the velvet worm capture unsuspecting insects over a metre away.

The BBC’s Weird Nature covers this story:

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